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smart sdrv 2.1.32

Buford, W4HVW
Buford, W4HVW Member ✭✭
edited January 2020 in SmartSDR for Windows
How can I get a copy of 2.1.32?  I went online to upgrade my desktop from 2.0.19 but found that 2.1.32 was replaced by 2.1.33. I have 2.1.32 working on my laptop with no trouble. I read  where people were having problems with 2.1.33.

Answers

  • Mike-VA3MW
    Mike-VA3MW Administrator, FlexRadio Employee, Community Manager, Super Elmer, Moderator admin
    edited July 2019
    Hi Buford

    We pulled everything prior to .33 as there was a change in the Smartlink protocol (not our choice) and we needed everyone at .33.  Why don't you give it a try.  If you downloaded it .32 worked for you and you don't need SmartLink then you can use a version prior to .33.   

    If you use SmartLink, you need to be at .33 (or higher at some point).

    Mike
  • Jim  KJ7S
    Jim KJ7S Member ✭✭
    edited January 2020
    For me, 2.1.32 was a huge problem partially because it would not stay connected to the radio or via remote connections, and as Michael has stated, a major protocol change upset every smartlink connection, which further forced the update to 2.1.33. For me, 2.1.33 fixed a few major fubars that had me going back to 2.1.30 until .33 finally served the fixes needed. You won't be dissappointed once you get it going.
  • Buford, W4HVW
    Buford, W4HVW Member ✭✭
    edited March 2018
    The problem is I have my 6300 remoted using smartlink.  It is 1200 miles from home.
    I can use my laptop but that puts 2 computers on my desk 
  • Tim - W4TME
    Tim - W4TME Administrator, FlexRadio Employee admin
    edited March 2018
    The challenge is if you are operating remote, there is no way currently to upgrade the radio firmware unless you have a PC on the same LAN as your FLEX-6000 that you can access remotely (such as with TeamViewer) and perform a firmware upgrade.  Upgrading a radio remotely does have some inherent challenges.  There are times where a software version update may recommend a cold reboot of the radio after the firmware has been updated.  This would require the remote operator to have remote control over the radio's power supply and a remote switch to use the REM ON capability of the radio.

    We do recognize the desire to be able to update firmware remotely and we have a feature request to provide this capability (#6157)


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